NSPCC Chief Executive, Peter Wanless, writes about how parents can help protect their children from abuse when they play for sports clubs.
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The sister of Nick Medlin, a prison officer who died following an assault in Ventnor on Christmas Eve, is demanding an explanation from the Government of how they intend to keep prison officers and their families safe at all times.
Monday, 2nd January, 2017 12:36pm
By Andrea Gray with 17 readers' comments
This Isle of Wight resident doesn't understand why he has to be 'fleeced' with parking charges every time he takes his kids out to the beach or park. He says it's time for the Isle of Wight council to bring their charges in line with neighbouring councils.
Wednesday, 14th December, 2016 11:58am
By Paul Dobson with 20 readers' comments
Driverless cars are coming. With its closed boundary, the Isle of Wight could be a great testing area for this technology, bringing income, jobs and high tech companies to the Island, suggests an OnTheWight reader. Do you agree?
Saturday, 29th October, 2016 1:58pm
By Christopher Innis with 50 readers' comments
Conservative Isle of Wight councillor, Stuart Hutchinson, sets out why he (and colleagues) are concerned about the possible devolution deal with Southampton and Portsmouth.
Tuesday, 25th October, 2016 12:07pm
By Stuart Hutchinson with 27 readers' comments
Independent Councillor for the Redbridge ward of Southampton City Council, Andrew Pope, shares this open letter to the Executive ahead of tonight's decision in relation to the Solent Devolution.
Monday, 24th October, 2016 12:40pm
By Andrew Pope with 4 readers' comments
This reader says believes "it's not just the Isle of Wight Council (through Island Roads) who are blind to litter and shabby street signage, but the Royal Mail too".
Friday, 14th October, 2016 6:20pm
By Philippe Wines with 6 readers' comments
This is the view (or rather lack of it) from a popular advertised 'viewpoint' on the Isle of Wight. This reader ask whose responsibility it is to maintain the hedges to ensure that visitors and residents do actually see a view when they sit on the benches provided.
Thursday, 25th August, 2016 3:19pm
By Clive Odom with 5 readers' comments
We've probably all experienced the problems of items ordered online not being delivered when we were told they were going to be, so many will sympathise with Brian's frustrations.
Monday, 8th August, 2016 3:23pm
By Brian Cannell with 5 readers' comments
Following Red Funnel's Plan B approach to the expansion of their ferry terminal in East Cowes, one resident shares his ideas on a two phased approach.
Thursday, 4th August, 2016 8:43am
By Steven Goodman with 9 readers' comments
This reader explains his reason for wanting to leave the European Union. His decision dates back to 1972.
Wednesday, 6th July, 2016 1:04pm
By Dave Maguire with 33 readers' comments